Blokes in the Caring Role

This course is available in
All states

This program gives men the chance to meet others who are caring for a person living with dementia, and to learn together what to expect. It takes a practical approach to developing strategies and identifying support options.

Topics covered include managing changes in behaviour and abilities, communication for and with people living with dementia, grief and loss, the impact on relationships, self-care and avenues of support such as family, friends and community services. 

This program is presented in small group sessions where you will have opportunity to share your experiences and listen to and support others.

Dementia Australia's facilitators have specialist dementia knowledge, skills and experience. This program is delivered interactively, you will be encouraged to share your experiences alongside other participants giving you an opportunity to develop new support networks.

Suitable for: Men caring for a person living with dementia.

This program can be delivered on behalf of aged care and disability service providers onsite to people living with dementia and their families. If you would like to discuss onsite delivery, please contact the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500. 

This program is not suitable for professional carers or people employed in the health or aged care industries. The resources, content and delivery will not meet the needs of professionals. To explore Dementia Australia’s range of professional development, please visit the Centre for Dementia Learning